Seasonal opening hours 2017

During the festive period there will be some changes to our normal opening hours

Friday 22 December Normal trading in most markets. UK shares closes at 11.30pm.
Saturday 23 December Normal weekend trading. FTSE priced out-of-hours from 5am. Brent closes early at 7am.
Sunday 24 December All weekend trading closes early at 8am (on Monday 25).
Monday 25 December

Closed.

Tuesday 26 December Out-of-hours open at 10am, FX opens at 8am.US equity futures open as normal. Most other equity markets quoted out-of-hours from 10am. US equities open as normal.
Friday 29 December Normal trading in most markets. UK shares close early at 11.30pm.
Saturday 30 December Normal weekend trading. FTSE priced out-of-hours from 5am. Brent closes early at 7am.
Sunday 31 December All weekend trading closes early at 8am (on Monday 1).
Monday 1 January Closed.
Tuesday 2 January Out-of-hours open at 10am, FX opens at 8am. 

 

All times are in Australian Eastern Daylight Time.

The following tables list the opening hours of our most popular markets over the coming month.

Indices

Market Fri 22 Dec Mon 25 Dec Tues 26 Dec Fri 29 Dec Mon 1 Jan
Australia 200

Early close 16:30

 

Quoted out-of-hours 16:30-09:00 (23 Dec)

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 10:00

Early close 16:30

 

Quoted out-of-hours 16:30-09:00 (30 Dec)

Closed
FTSE® 100

Early close 23:30

 

Quoted out-of-hours 05:00-09:00 (23 Dec)

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 10:00

Early close 23:30

 

Quoted out-of-hours 23:30-09:00 (30 Dec)

Closed

 

 

Wall Street
US 500
US Tech 100 
Normal hours Closed Futures open at 10:00 Normal hours

Closed

Germany 30

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 10:00

Normal hours

Closed
France 40

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 10:00

Normal hours

Closed
EU Stocks 50

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 10:00

Normal hours

Closed
Italy 40

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 10:00

Normal hours

Closed
Netherlands 25

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 10:00

Normal hours

Closed
Spain 35 Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 10:00 Normal hours Closed
Sweden 30 Normal hours Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 10:00

Normal hours

Closed
Switzerland Blue Chip

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 10:00

Normal hours

Closed
Japan 225 Normal hours Closed

Futures open at 10:00

Normal hours Closed
Hong Kong HS50
China H-Shares

Normal hours

Closed Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed
Singapore Blue Chip

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed
South Africa 40 Normal hours Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 10:00

Normal hours Closed
Volatility Index Normal hours Closed

Open from 10:00

Normal hours Closed

 

Shares

Market Fri 22 Dec Mon 25 Dec Tues 26 Dec Fri 29 Dec Mon 1 Jan
Australian shares

Normal hours

Closed Closed

Normal hours

Closed
Japanese shares Normal hours Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed
Singapore shares Normal hours Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed
Hong Kong shares Normal hours Closed Closed Normal hours Closed

 

Commodities

Market Fri 22 Dec Mon 25 Dec Tues 26 Dec Fri 29 Dec Mon 1 Jan
US energies Normal hours Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed
UK energies Early close at 07:00 (23 Dec) Closed Normal hours Early close at 07:00 (30 Dec) Closed
US metals Normal hours Closed Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed
US CBOT Commodities Early close at 05.05 (23 Dec) Closed Futures open at 01:30 (27 Dec) Normal hours Closed
US Livestock Early close at 05.15 (23 Dec) Closed Futures open at 01:30 (27 Dec) Normal hours Closed
UK Commodities Early close at 23.18 Closed Closed Early close at 23:18 Closed

 

Interest rates

Market Fri 22 Dec Mon 25 Dec Tues 26 Dec Fri 29 Dec Mon 1 Jan
US rates Normal hours Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed
UK rates Normal hours Closed Closed Normal hours Closed
European rates Normal hours Closed Closed Normal hours Closed

 

We have tried to make this information as accurate as possible, but it is intended for guidance only and is subject to change. Please contact our Helpdesk on 1800 601 734 for the latest information.

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